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Singapore History Gallery

The Singapore History Gallery’s updated narrative charts the development of the island as it was known through the years as Singapura, a Crown Colony, Syonan-To, and finally, Singapore. FIND OUT MORE

We Built A Nation

This exhibition explores the first ten pivotal years of independence (1965 – 1975) that shaped Singapore’s history, and the important roles and leadership of Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and his team who laid the foundations for modern Singapore. FIND OUT MORE

A Lighter Side of History: A Lion Dance Costume Maker

Join Mr Henry Ng, a full-time lion dance costume craftsman in Singapore, as he shares the story of his journey in the industry and demonstrate key portions of the costume crafting process! FIND OUT MORE

Visitors' Snapshots